Balloon goes Dutch.
Jeff and Clare Byrne regularly buy helium balloons for their young sons James, aged 20 months, and Ryan, aged three.
It has become a family tradition to let them go with their address attached to see how far they get, but until last week they had never had a reply.
Then they got a letter from a Dutch TV company called VPRO saying they had found the Thomas the Tank Engine balloon.
Mrs Byrne said: "It was a real surprise. No-one has ever written back so we weren't expecting anything."
UP AND AWAY: The Byrne family of Keresley with one of their children's helium balloons. Picture: BOB COLE
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|Publication:||Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)|
|Date:||Nov 20, 2000|
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